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A Hungarian official reads the death sentence of former Prime Minister Dr. Laszlo V. Bardossy prior to his execution in the courtyard of the Academy of Music in Budapest.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 12821

A Hungarian official reads the death sentence of former Prime Minister Dr. Laszlo V. Bardossy prior to his execution in the courtyard of the Academy of Music in Budapest.

The trial of Laszlo V. Bardossy was the first postwar trial of a suspected Hungarian war criminal to be carried out by the People's Tribunal in the Academy of Music in Budapest. Bardossy was charged as former prime minister with illegally involving Hungary in war against the Soviet Union and with responsibility for allowing the massacre of Jews at Kamenets-Podolsk in July 1941. Bardossy's trial was convened on October 29, 1945 and he was convicted on November 3, 1945. His execution was carried out on January 10, 1946.

Date
1946 January 10
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Herbert C. Kaplan
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Record last modified: 2015-04-16 00:00:00
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